Toro Muerto Petroglyphs
164 km / 102 miles northwest of Arequipa (2 hours and 30 minutes) Leaving the Colca valley and passing through the Sihuas pampas is one way to get there. To get there directly from Arequipa. Its needed to take the road to Lima and turn off at Corire.
Toro Muerto Petroglyphs consists of a group of carvings spread out over five km2 / two miles. Here you can see more than 3,000 petroglyphs. The majority of them are representations of human beings, animals, and plants, as well as geometric designs that seem to have been carved with sharpened stones. The techniques used varied from striking, scratching, chipping, to hammering, and their age could begin around 1100 A.D.
Toro Muerto Petroglyphs Visiting Regulations
To help with preserving this invaluable archeological monument and world natural and cultural heritage site, we recommend you bear the following in mind:
•Bring drinks in canteens only
•Do not bring food or eat within the monument
•Put litter in the indicated trashcans
•Walk only on the signaled circuits
Toro Muerto Petroglyphs Recommended Tours
After a detailed review of the commentaries and experiences of our passengers, we can recommend the following Toro Muerto tours. We are really sure. you will enjoy as much as them.